The table below looks at the statistics for WLAN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WLAN over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wireless LAN (WLAN)
North West / Manchester
Rank 94 103 86
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -17
Contract jobs citing WLAN 2 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.14% 0.26% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% 1.80% 2.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Median daily rate £265 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.89% -3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £313 £380 £325
% change year-on-year
-17.76% +16.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £25.00 - £28.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
229 278 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 16.31% 14.42% 11.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 142 67
Median daily rate £413 £363 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £370 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 21
Median hourly rate £14.75 £16.50 £20.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.60% -18.01%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £26.58 £30.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-11.41% +26.31%

WLAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Manchester region citing WLAN as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WLAN Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WLAN
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WLAN across the Manchester region.

WLAN Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

WLAN
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing WLAN across the Manchester region.

WLAN Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

WLAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing WLAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for WLAN.

1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (50.00%) CCNP
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) MCSE
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (50.00%) Intel Security
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) Veeam
4 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (25.00%) Infor M3
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP

WLAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (25.00%) IBM Notes
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) HSRP
4 1 (25.00%) Internet
4 1 (25.00%) OSPF
4 1 (25.00%) RIP
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNA
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Intel Security
2 1 (25.00%) F5
2 1 (25.00%) Infor
2 1 (25.00%) Lotus
2 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
2 1 (25.00%) VMware